Winterlyn Photography's Blog

Hi! I'm Winterlyn and I am a Illinois Wedding Photographer, Elopement & Portrait Photographer based in Chicago, IL  I am so glad you are here today! My blog is where you can view an entire wedding day, engagement session or portrait session from start to finish. I would love for you to see how I have captured the essence of my clients and the details of their day. 

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Providence Vineyard Wedding Photographer

Providence Vineyard Wedding Providence Vineyard’s wedding venue is so unique. I had the honor of photographing Preston and Alexandra’s wedding with Karen Shoufler photography this past summer. We don’t get to see many venues built this way here in the midwest. You see this type of farm architecture in places like Texas. So when I […]

Stunning sunset wedding portrait at Providence Vineyard in Hebron, IL

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The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy | Autumn Wedding

It has always been a dream of mine to shoot at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy. That dream came true this past October! This venue is stunning! There is not another wedding venue in Illinois quite like The Armour House. The Armour House makes you feel like you have been transported out of […]

Wedding Photography at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

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Theater On The Lake | Chicago Wedding Photography

The Theater on the Lake is one of those venues that can be designed and decorated any way the couple sees fit. An empty canvas. It is one of Chicago’s most unique venues and really gives your guest the full Chicago experience. It sits right on Chicago’s Lakefront property and summer weddings are a must […]

Bride and groom celebrating their big day at the Theater on the lake.

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Chicago Museum Campus Engagement | Allison & Billy

Allison & Billy met five years ago while they worked at Soldier Field. They worked closely together and naturally fell into a relationship. Both being from Irish families, they shared a lot of similar interests including their love for their heritage. Billy popped the question to Allison at the Irish American heritage center over Labor […]

Chicago skyline engagement photo

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University Of Chicago Wedding | Chicago Wedding Photographer

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO | RANCHO LOS GUZMAN WEDDING   Andrea & Andre’s stunning wedding portrait season at The University Of Chicago campus in Hyde Park was the perfect backdrop for this beautiful couple. There is no other place in Chicago like this campus. Ivy walls and neo-gothic grounds were all we needed to produce images […]

University of Chicago Wedding

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Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer | Janita & Stephen

Chateau Del Mar Wedding Photographer Janita & Stephen’s wedding at Chateau Del Mar was just so special. The day was not bright and sunny but you would never know. Stephen & Janita just shined whenever they were near one another. They cherish each other and love one another as much as they love the lord. […]

Outdoor wedding first look moment

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Lincoln Park Engagement Session | Colleen & Brian

Lincoln Park Engagement Session Colleen and Brian’s Autumn engagement session was just so much fun! We had the best weather and the most gorgeous light/sunset glow. My first time meeting them was almost a year ago. We had our consult and hit it off right away. Their engagement session last week was no different. Brian […]

Sunset Engagement session at Lincoln park, Chicago

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding | Taylor & Peter

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding I am so excited to share some highlights from Taylor & Peter’s wedding celebration at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Wedding. It was a beautiful Autumn day and the atmosphere in the Second City Room at Hotel Lincoln where Taylor and her bridesmaids were getting ready was relaxed and upbeat. Everyone […]

Sunset wedding portrait at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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Northbrook, IL Wedding Photographer | Stephanie & John

Northbrook Wedding Photographer Stephanie & John have been together since they were adolescents. They have a sweet and tender love. They compliment one another in such a beautiful way. I feel such a quant friendship with this family. Not only was I there with them during their sweet elopement last year but I also captured […]

Northbrook Wedding Portrait in the rain.

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Kemper Lakes Golf Course Wedding | Karina & Clint

Kemper Lakes Golf Course Wedding Karina & Clint held their wedding at Kemper Lakes Golf Course last week. Kemper Lakes Golf Course is a beautiful venue with some of the finest staff I have ever had the pleasure of working with. They went above and beyond for Karina & Clint’s wedding reception. No detail was […]

Sunset wedding portraits at Kemper Lakes Golf Course in IL

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